LSU Health New Orleans Awarded $1.74M for Usher Syndrome Antisense Thereapy Rx

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Jennifer J. Lentz, PhD, Associate Professor at LSU Health New Orleans Neuroscience Center of Excellence and Departments of Otorhinolaryngology, Genetics and Ophthalmology, in collaboration with Robert K. Koenekoop MD, PhD and Professor of Pediatric Surgery, Human Genetics and Ophthalmology at McGill University in Montreal, Quebec, Canada, has been awarded a $1.74 million USD grant to advance research on Usher syndrome. The five-year grant was awarded by the National Eye Institute of the National Institutes of Health (NIH.)